Tooth Replacement Alternatives- A Brief Overview

Tooth Replacement Alternatives- A Brief Overview

When you have a missing tooth, you look for a tooth replacement option that is durable. There are a number of options to replace a missing tooth, which feels acts and feels like a natural tooth. The most common methods used for tooth replacement are dental bridges and dentures, which are extremely helpful to a certain extent and both have considerable advantage and disadvantages.
 
Bridge
 
Dental bridges are made to bridge the gap made by the missing teeth and are made up of two or more dental crowns Miami for the teeth on any side of the gap. The two or more anchoring teeth are known as abutment teeth and have false tooth/teeth in between. A bridge just needs two firm supports. It is built around two healthy and fully functional teeth and is grinded so that it is fixed properly.
 
Total Tooth Replacement
 
When the denture fits less, the patients think about full tooth replacement. Some patients face this issue due to loss of the jawbone tissue in the denture, while others get hypertrophy of the oral mucosa when the denture is placed. A person wearing loose denture is unable to chew food properly and face severe disorders of the digestive tract when they are not replaced. The dentures make the wearer conscious and hinder them from enjoying a full social life.
 
Importance Of Teeth Replacement
 
When a person loses one or more teeth due to some accident, they consider some tooth replacement option for their chipped tooth Miami to get their tooth back. There are a number of permanent or temporary options available which are removable or fixed. The dentist tries to replace teeth with surgical implants where ever possible.
 
People get a tooth for aesthetic beauty and to stop from losing or damaging the bone by losing one or more teeth. Some individuals are affected by the changes in their appearance due to gaps left by missing teeth and lose their self-esteem due to this.
 
Missing tooth lead to various problems for the remaining teeth as the neighboring teeth may start growing sideways to fill the gap of the missing tooth. This change in the natural behavior of the jawbone results in weakening of the healthy teeth thereby creating additional gaps, by making other teeth more susceptible to decay. The missing tooth changes the shape of the bite, which affects eating. All these dental problems or issues can be prevented using one of the available forms of tooth replacement which prevents shrinkage of the jawbone.

Posted: Wednesday March 13, 2019